On Feb. 24 the Comox Valley RCMP were called to the scene of a break, enter and theft at the A&W restaurant on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay. Unknown culprits smashed a window to gain entry and once inside stole a large amount of cash and electronic equipment.
Police received a report of a large theft of tools from a garage on a property on the 2700 block of Penrith Avenue in Cumberland on Feb. 24. The tools stolen were large items such as a welder, a wood splitter, a compressor and more. The owner believes the theft occurred between Feb. 22-24. This investigation is continuing.
On Feb. 25 at 3 a.m. police received a report of an attempted break-in to the Chances Casino in Courtenay. Attempts had been made to disable the locking mechanism on an outside door. A suspect was located and arrested and is now facing charges.
Caught with his pants down
On the night of Feb. 25 a Courtenay resident, on the 1400 block of Burgess Road, opened her residence door to an unexpected criminal act. She reports an unknown, slightly built, Caucasian male dressed in a black hoodie that was up over his head and may have had a toque on under the hood. The male was standing with his pants down committing an indecent act on her front steps area. Police were called right away but the suspect was not located.
Power tools picked
Police received a report of a theft of power tools from an unlocked shed located on a property on the 4200 block of Briardale Road in Royston. The theft occurred sometime between 3-8 p.m. on Feb. 25.
On Feb. 26 at 11:13 p.m. police conducted a stop of a vehicle where it was suspected that the driver may be impaired. The driver was given a roadside screening device test which he failed. He was given a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition and his vehicle was impounded for 30 days.
On Feb. 21 police were alerted to an E-bike that had been abandoned in the middle of Braidwood Road in Courtenay. The E-bike is described as a red Sorrento. If this is your property or you know who it may belong to you are asked to contact Comox Valley RCMP.